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Breaking My Guitar Out Of Jail

30 Jul 2022 4 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

My guitar is in jail.  It was convicted on 5 counts of rocking too hard in the free world, and was sentenced to 3 years in the Kemp Calaboose in Kemp, TX.  Bonnie Parker of Bonnie & Clyde fame once spent the night in the Kemp Calaboose.  According to...

Beware The Fabulous Leaks

21 Jul 2022 6 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"The words of the prophets are written on thesubway walls, and tenement halls." Simon & Garfunkel   I like street art.  Always have.  Nothing beats the street for checking the artistic pulse of a city.  While I'm not one to criticize art museums for...

"La Catrina" Strikes Again

17 Jul 2022 6 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

The recent shooting death of a 21-year-old mariachi singer at the hands of her jealous 79-year-old husband in a restaurant in Mexico City highlights the dangers of playing with fire, whatever side of the death table you're sitting on.  What leads a 2...

The Cruel Assassin

23 May 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

WARNING:  GRAPHIC IMAGES In October 2019, a convoy of 5 Michoacán State Police cars was ambushed by the Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación in Aguililla, Michoacán.  13 cops were killed, and 9 were wounded.  There were 20 survivors. A 21-year-old "jefa s...

I See Americans

23 May 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

Living in Mexico for a little over a year and a half, I don't see Mexicans in these videos.  I see Americans. I hear it, the Chicano accent.  I see the Spanish names for the small businesses in the background.  But these subcultures are quintessent...

When Lame Meets Evil

20 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

I wanted to write this when Eminem took a knee for the Superbowl halftime show earlier this year, but I didn't care enough.  However, after reading some Mexican fake news about a 30-second diss track Eminem made for AMLO, the president of Mexico, I h...

Things I ENJOY, (And Need More Of) In Mexico!

3 May 2022 3 minute read 1 comment CodyMac50

So, here we are, sitting under a few trees thinking about my favorite things in Mexico, and it hit me... Why not tell others about it...lol Since moving here, I have had my fair share of ups and downs, and lots of misunderstandings. I have started an...

Brazil to regulate crypto, Bitcoin ATM in Mexico's Senate and Cuba plans to regulate virtual assets

27 Apr 2022 4 minute read 1 comment I-HODL

Guys, as Latin American countries appear to continue to soften their stance towards cryptocurrency, there's news today that Brazil's Senate is moving ahead with plans to regulate cryptocurrency; Mexico is gearing up to expand the scope of its crypto...

Bitcoin vs CBDC politics in Mexico

22 Apr 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Yugocean

     Senator Indira Kempis, who has advocated for making "Bitcoin" legal tender in Mexico, has instead drafted the bill to create a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), this has brought uproar in Mexico. Senator Kempis' Argument     CBDCs are though...

True Outlaws & The Devil's Surrogate Christs

25 Mar 2022 7 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"The moment you cross the little wire gate and you're in Mexico, you feellike you just sneaked out of school when you told the teacheryou were sick, and she told you you could go home." Jack Kerouac Not only do you feel like a kid who just got out of...